1.    14 Jun 2017 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10

    Can Only See other Network Devices on Wired Connection


    I've just got a new laptop, and have set up all the sharing as I have on my other machines. so the desktop can be seen across other devices in the network. However the it can only see other computers on the network, and they can only see it, when it's on a wired connection to my router (It uses a USB-Ethernet converter, as it doesn't have its own ethernet socket.

    Any ideas how I can get the share to work when I'm on wifi?

    When I open file explorer and click network it only sees itself. Diagnostic doesn't find a problem.

    Hope someone can help!
    Thanks
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  2.    15 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,438
    win 10 Insider

    Some routers are faulty like this. My current Netgear NP4V, supplied by my Internet provider, does this. Data is not passed
    between wifi and ethernet layers.

    Is this problem seen on other wireless connected devices?
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  3.    16 Jun 2017 #3
    Join Date : Dec 2015
    Posts : 5,949
    Windows10

    Have you tried using Homegroup.
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